Ahead of marijuana legalization, activists call on feds to forgive past pot offences

Travis Lupick on April 12th, 2017 at 11:23 AM The federal Liberal government is expected to table legislation to legalize recreational marijuana on Thursday (April 13), exactly one week ahead of the world’s annual 4/20 celebration of all things cannabis. RELATED STORIES Justin Trudeau: Liberal government would look at overturning convictions for marijuana crimes Decriminalization …

Toronto dispensaries once owned by the Prince of Pot will all shut down this weekend

  After police raids, former owner Jodie Emery says government is clearing way for legal producers CBC News Posted: Apr 07, 2017 11:20 PM ET Last Updated: Apr 08, 2017 10:20 AM ET The last of the former Cannabis Culture dispensaries in Toronto, once synonymous with Marc and Jodie Emery, will close this weekend after …

‘Prince of Pot’ Marc Emery Faces Possible Life in Prison

By Jason Sander - Apr 3, 2017 AP If there’s any living cannabis activist who has earned the term ‘The Prince of Pot’, it’s Marc Emery. He and his wife Jodie own the Cannabis Culture brand in Canada and have been doing their part to end marijuana prohibition for over twenty years. Because of his …

She formed the U.S. Marijuana Party in 2002; ran for Alabama governor in 2006 on a platform to legalize pot; created the Alabama Compassionate Care group to fight for use of marijuana for treatment of disease; and in 2010 was named by the magazine Skunk as one of the top 100 most influential women in Cannabis…

Pushing for legalization: Alabama housewife to marijuana activist By Kent Faulk | kfaulk@al.com Email the author | Follow on Twitteron March 29, 2017 at 7:31 AM, updated March 29, 2017 at 10:20 AM Loretta Nall remembers the first time she smoked marijuana. "I was about 12 years old at a Ratt/Queensreich concert at the BJCC …

Moving Beyond Cannabis Culture: An Interview with Jodie Emery

By Jon Hiltz on March 23rd, 2017 at 8:20 am   It’s impossible to look at the history of marijuana activism in Canada and not think of Marc and Jodie Emery. Their decades-long fight with the powers that be have culminated into a good part of the reason we are heading toward adult-use cannabis across …

When They Try to Bury Us, They Forget That We Are Seeds (Cannabis Culture has a new Editor and Info on Marc & Jodie Emery)

By dankres on March 10, 2017   Hi there. I’m DanKres (pronounced: Dank- Rez). I am the new Editor of Cannabis Culture Magazine. I accept this job with full respect for the effort it demands, the sacrifices made by our movement’s trailblazers and the relentless joy of inclusion in this tribe. You are all badasses …

Prince of Pot Marc Emery, wife in Toronto court on drug charges

  Couple who have marijuana shops across Canada charged with drug trafficking, conspiracy, possession CBC News Posted: Mar 10, 2017 8:07 AM ET Last Updated: Mar 10, 2017 12:52 PM ET Jodie and Marc Emery, who is known as the Prince of Pot, are in court at Toronto's Old City Hall today to face drug …

Marc and Jodie Emery arrested in Toronto amid marijuana dispensary raids across Canada

  By Adam Miller Online Journalist  Global News Marc and Jodie Emery, Canada’s self-proclaimed “Prince and Princess of Pot,” have been arrested in Toronto ahead of coordinated raids at their Cannabis Culture marijuana dispensaries across the country. The couple’s Vancouver-based lawyer, Kirk Tousaw, said the marijuana activists were arrested at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport Wednesday …

Prince and princess of pot are expanding their dispensary empire, whether it’s legal or not

  Sunny Freeman | February 3, 2017 Jodie Emery struts through the hazy hallway of Cannabis Culture’s flagship Toronto store, through a 15-person deep checkout line, and then past the extracts, pre-rolled joints and display jars of bud into the lounge area where a group of pot enthusiasts is sparking up. It is just after …

The Cult of Marc Emery

  Marc Emery is commonly known as the 'Prince of Pot,' which is a title he got from years of pot activism and, of course, pot smoking. Beyond his protesting, which got him arrested more than a few times, Marc Emery was a successful weed-seed seller, which became a lucrative business quite quickly. His cash …

Marc Emery Returns…

Marijuana Activist Marc Emery Is A Man On A Mission Posted by Johnny Green at 7:29 AM on August 27, 2014 Ending Marijuana Prohibition By Phillip Smith   Canada’s “Prince of Pot” Marc Emery has finally returned to Canada after spending just over 4 ½ years in US federal prison for selling marijuana seeds over …

Brooker: Emery’s reefer revenge just might work

By Kevin Brooker, Calgary Herald August 5, 2014       Kevin Brooker "Revenge!" Now there's an anguished utterance you normally expect only to hear in bad Shakespeare parodies. Not last week, however, when Marc Emery, Canada's so-called Prince of Pot, dropped the R-bomb on no less than the government itself. Speaking to CBC Radio …

“Don’t get mad, get political” says BC’s Prince of Pot

Shelby Thom August 03, 2014 02:10 pm “That old phrase don’t get mad get even, well in a democracy it’s don’t get mad get political.” BC’s Prince of Pot Marc Emery vows to rally behind Federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau in an attempt to oust the Conservatives in the 2015 federal election. “With this opportunity …

Emery said he holds a “moral objection” against individuals who once helped imprison people for petty drug offences now profiting off the sale of marijuana.

Marc Emery’s top picks for Canadian politicians go to the Greens and NDP. But he doesn’t want you to vote for either of those parties in next year’s federal election.   “Elizabeth May and Libby Davies are two of my favourite MPs,” Emery told the Straight. “But there is a time when you have to …

Marc Emery Prison Blog: How I Began My Plan to Overgrow the Government

By Marc Emery - Thursday, February 27 2014   CANNABIS CULTURE - Since the 20th anniversary of my activism in British Columbia is approaching on April 11th, I thought I would write a series of blogs about my early years, when there was no movement, no legal medical marijuana anywhere, books and magazines about cannabis …

Marc Emery on Ron Paul: "The Great Man Has Left The Building"

By Marc Emery - Sunday, November 25 2012   Ron Paul, my hero and great political and moral influence, gave his farewell speech to Congress on November 14th after 23 years of serving as the lonely, often marginalized, voice of reason and stalwart of constitutional principles in the House of Representatives. In those years Ron …

The White House: Release and pardon Marc Emery

    Christopher Seekins Granby, CT Some stand for freedom, others oppose it. Each brings us in a different direction. For those of us who enjoy our freedom we thank people like Marc who has a global vision of standards. The United states constitution was founded on common law jurisdiction. This is essentially a contract …

RE: Marc Emery

Uploaded by mrwhateverfor on Dec 20, 2011 On July 29, 2005, Canadian police, acting on a request from the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), simultaneously raided the BC Marijuana Party Bookstore and Headquarters in Vancouver and arrested Emery for extradition to the United States outside a local storefront in the community of Lawrencetown, Nova …

FREE MARC EMERY NOW!

and Sow it Everywhere

Some of you know about the Big Grow others may not. The Big Grow is an act of Civil Disobedience where you plant your left over seeds in a place of display with no idea of getting the plant back in any way.

The point is for people to see the plant and get used to it being around and to keep the police busy running around over calls until they decide not to react.

At that point Marijuana is basically legal. No one is shocked by it and the police stop arresting people for it. Sounds to easy but both the Sociology and the Psychology are their believe me. 

In the spirit of saving a fallen brother brother in arms I am starting a Free Marc Emery campaign in the USA. For those with their heads in the sand Marc Emery was extorted out of Canada to the US…

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Imprisoned Prince of Pot Marc Emery calls out anti-legalization marijuana activists on Washington’s I-502

  I have written thousands of words on the controversy surrounding Washington State’s I-502 legalization initiative.  I even get people in my comments sections who hate me because of my opinions on the issue.  Now, Marc Emery, the British Columbian marijuana seed seller doing federal time in America, also known as “The Prince of Pot” …

Global Marijuana March 2012: Worldwide Protests For Pot Legalization

By Jeremiah Vandermeer, Cannabis Culture - Tuesday, May 1 2012 CANNABIS CULTURE - The 2012 Global Marijuana March is Saturday, May 5! Join the world's largest simultaneous pot protest in 153 confirmed cities around the world, or add your city to the list. Every year, on the first Saturday in May – just after the …

Prince of Pot Marc Emery Endorses I-502, Says Initiative’s Critics Are ‘Jealous’

By Nina Shapiro Tue., May 1 2012 at 7:00 AM Marc Emery, British Columbia's so-called Prince of Pot, has endorsed marijuana legalization initiative I-502. In staking out his position, Emery sided with the man who put him in prison--former U.S. Attorney for Western Washington John McKay--and gave a tongue lashing to the initiative's critics. Emery, …

Marc Emery’s suggestions from prison to better B.C.

By Jon Ferry, The Province April 29, 2012 Marc Emery has 10 suggestions for improving life in British Columbia: 1. Eliminate the provincial income tax, lowering it to zero in thirds over three years. 2. Abolish the RCMP in the province. Establish a modest-sized provincial police force answerable to the provincial solicitor-general and attorney-general. B.C. …

Marc Emery calls B.C.’s leaders ‘uninspiring’

Jailed activist is a fan of Ayn Rand and rational capitalism By Jon Ferry, The Province April 29, 2012 APRIL 20, 2009 - Marc Emery lights up at the annual "4-20" pot rally held at the Vancouver Art Gallery and attended by thousands of marijuana advocates and aficinados. Photograph by: Jack Simpson , For The …

Marc Emery claims victory in drug war

Marc Emery and wife Jodie embrace in the visitors' area of U.S. medium-security prison in Yazoo City, Mississippi. Photograph by: Contributed , Cannabis Culture YAZOO CITY PRISON, Mississippi — Vancouver cannabis crusader Marc Emery may be facing two more frustrating years behind bars in the Deep South of the United States. But he's more confident …

Marc Emery’s U.S. prosecutor urges pot legalization

John McKay once prosecuted B.C.'s 'Prince of Pot' Marc Emery CBC News Posted: Apr 18, 2012 12:12 PM PT The former U.S. district attorney who prosecuted B.C. marijuana activist Marc Emery in a cross-border sting is calling for the legalization and taxation of pot in Canada and the U.S. John McKay, a former U.S. attorney …

Marc Emery is a Canadian activist imprisoned in the United States for selling marijuana seeds through the mail

Marc Emery RSS Feed GET UPDATES FROM Marc Emery Marc Emery is a Canadian activist imprisoned in the United States for selling marijuana seeds through the mail and using the proceeds to finance advocacy and political campaigns in the United States and worldwide from 1994-2005. See http://www.FreeMarc.ca for more information   ...... When I first …